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[Connecticut] Legislators Study Ban On Smoking in Cars Carrying Children

A legislative task force studying the idea is expected to issue a recommendation by Jan. 1 for consideration in the 2016 session, which begins in February. . . .But at a meeting Tuesday, several speakers expressed skepticism that such a law was needed. "
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Dec 2, 2015 01:45

Scoppe: How South Carolina cut teen smoking, and can cut it more

16 percent youth smoking rate is still higher than the national average...And our 22 percent adult smoking rate is significantly higher than the national average....And South Carolina’s cigarette tax is still lower than 42 states, at just a third of the n
Columbia (SC) State
added Dec 1, 2015 19:46

SIEGEL: World Lung Foundation Disseminates Conclusion that E-Cigarettes are a Gateway to Smoking Based on a Bogus Study

World Lung Foundation...disseminated the conclusion that e-cigarettes are a gateway to smoking based on the barely comprehensible quote of a single kid in Fife. Is this what the scientific rigor of the tobacco control movement has come to? We are willing
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Dec 1, 2015 19:26

[Africa, UK] GILMORE: Big tobacco targets the young in poor countries – with deadly consequences

FCTC has led to significant progress in other areas of tobacco control but that comprehensive bans on marketing are one of the treaty’s least adopted measures. A concerted effort is needed to implement and enforce marketing restrictions before millions mo
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 1, 2015 17:28

[Latin America] Smoking Blamed for 15% of Annual Deaths in Cuba

Smoking causes 13,300 deaths in Cuba every year, accounting for 15 percent of the total, official media said Monday. Another roughly 1,500 people die every year from exposure to secondhand smoke, despite detailed laws and regulations to protect non-smoke
Latin American Herald Tribune (ve)
added Dec 1, 2015 05:20

IPE Study: Three years of plain packaging for tobacco products in Australia - Have the expectations been met?

The study was commissioned by Philip Morris International...Several reasonable variations to our methodology are discussed. All of these would only result in findings even more indicative of an absence of any plain packaging effect.
IPE Institute for Policy Evaluation [IPE Institut für Politikevaluation] (de)
added Dec 1, 2015 02:03

[Australia] NSW e-cigarette bans come into effect

DRIVING while smoking an e-cigarette in the presence of a child is now illegal throughout NSW. THE new laws come into effect on Tuesday and include bans on smoking while in a car with a child under 16 and displaying and advertising e-cigarettes and acce
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Dec 1, 2015 00:58
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[California] La Cañada likely to move to restrict vaping

La Cañada Flintridge could soon become the first California city to prohibit the possession of nicotine cartridges among minors, after the City Council showed support Monday for an ordinance designed to regulate the use and sale of electronic cigarettes.
Los Angeles Times
added Dec 1, 2015 00:53

[New York] NYC vendors not complying to 21 and up cigarette law change

NYU researchers have found that retailer compliance with the laws has decreased drastically when compared to previous compliance rates with the old laws. To collect their data, researchers bought 421 packs of Marlboro Gold cigarettes at 92 subway and bus
Washington Square News (NYU)
added Nov 30, 2015 17:23

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Johor Sultan orders ban on electronic cigarette sales

In a rare intervention by one of Malaysia's nine rulers in state affairs, the Sultan of Johor has ordered all shops selling electronic cigarettes to close by Jan 1, saying he is imposing a ban on vaping based on health reasons and to stop young people fr
Straits Times (sg)
added Nov 30, 2015 15:36
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